Of Beetles and Angels
By Mawi Asgedom
This is the unforgettable true story of a young boy's remarkable journey: from civil war in east Africa to a refugee camp in Sudan, to a childhood on welfare in an affluent American suburb, and eventually, to a full-tuition scholarship at Harvard University. Following his father's advice to "treat all people ? even the most unsightly beetles ? as though they were angels sent from heaven," Mawi overcomes the challenges of racial prejudice, language barriers, and financial disadvantage to build a fulfilling, successful life for himself in his new home. Of Beetles and Angels is at once a compelling survival story and an inspiring model for anyone
By Katharine Turner
As far as Elaine Morris is concerned, the Ouija board is just a game she played at sleepovers as a kid. But her best friend, Debbie, has been messing around with one recently--and claims she's starting to hear strange noises around the house. 'Laine thinks Debbie is a total dork for getting spooked, until Debbie dies in a horrible and haunting way. Desperate to figure out what really happened to her friend, 'Laine starts using the Ouija board to uncover its mystery. She soon learns that something sinister has come through the board, and it's not ready to say GOOD-BYE.Read this heart-stopping novel before seeing the major motion picture!
One Seriously Messed-Up Weekend
By Tom Clempson
Jack Samsonite's Foolish Plan for Being Amazing at Everything (including getting a life, getting into Film School, and getting into a girl's knickers)1.Make an amazing(ly bad) short film about zombies . . . or maybe superheroes . . . or just three idiot friends. It has to be deep and meaningful and (most importantly) has to have a scene where I kiss a girl on the mouth.2.Write the world's best university application ever! (Or at least one that doesn't make me seem like a nob).3.Don't get expelled trying to complete 1 & 2.It can't possibly fail . . . right?
One Seriously Messed-Up Week
By Tom Clempson
Our hero? Jack SamsoniteHis mission?1) pass his GCSEs2) get the girl (to notice he exists)3) survive the week without a serious face punchingGood thing he's got a plan. Well, half a plan...